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01334. Free Mason Facsimile
01334. Free Mason Facsimile
FACSIMILE Anon 'Free Mason' photographic reproduction of 18th century parody showing a working mason 'free' to molest a girl. Mounted 290mm x 300m

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12.00 / $17.76



10300. Hogarth/Baldwin - Times of Day

Hogarth, William. Set of the 4 copper plate prints 'The Times of Day first published March 25, 1738 in London. This edition issued by the publishers Baldwin, Cradock and Joy who purchased the Hogarth plates at the Boydell sale in 1818. Last large size folio edition printed from the ORIGINAL Hogarth copper plates. 400cm x 490cm. The best known of the Masonic prints by William Hogarth, who was a freemason. The illustrated print 'Night', the fourth print (see Item 01312.) depicts a chaotic scene in Rummer Court looking north to Charring Cross and the statue of King Charles I which appears at the end of the street. In the foreground is a drunken Freemason in his regalia (Sir Thomas de Veil the Bow Street Magistrate and a member of Hogarth's own Lodge) and the Tyler or doorkeeper of his Lodge (Montgomery, the Grand Tyler). Above them a hand empties a chamber pot out of a window onto their heads. In the background a fire in the middle of the street has upset the Salisbury Flyer Coach and two bandits in aprons(?) threaten its angry passengers. On the left a barber surgeon can be seen pulling the tooth of a distressed patient, a sign on the wall indicates The New Bagnio or house of ill-repute.
The prints in the series The Four Times of the Day only have this one with a Masonic content. The set of four Morning Noon Evening and Night represents the 'progress of a day'. It shows not only various times of the day but also the contrasts between the sexes, seasons of the year and the types and classes of persons inhabiting different parts of London.


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1,250.00 / $1,850.00



06365. Hogarth/Cook Times of Day 1798

Hogarth, William entitled 'The Times of Day' Set of the 4 copper plate prints originaly first printed March 25 1738 London. This edition by T Cook 1798 from New Plates. Copper engravings large folio edition. 400cm x 490cm. The best known Masonic print by William Hogarth, who was a freemason. The illustrated print 'Night', the fourth print (see Item 01312.) depicts a chaotic scene in Rummer Court looking north to Charring Cross and the statue of King Charles I which appears at the end of the street. In the foreground is a drunken Freemason in his regalia (Sir Thomas de Veil the Bow Street Magistrate and a member of Hogarth's own Lodge) and the Tyler or doorkeeper of his Lodge (Montgomery, the Grand Tyler). Above them a hand empties a chamber pot out of a window onto their heads. In the background a fire in the middle of the street has upset the Salisbury Flyer Coach and two bandits in aprons(?) threaten its angry passengers. On the left a barber surgeon can be seen pulling the tooth of a distressed patient, a sign on the wall indicates The New Bagnio or house of ill-repute.
The prints in the series The Four Times of the Day only have this one with a Masonic content. The set of four Morning Noon Evening and Night represents the 'progress of a day'. It shows not only various times of the day but also the contrasts between the sexes, seasons of the year and the types and classes of persons inhabiting different parts of London.


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750.00 / $1,110.00



01336. True Masonic Story Facsimile
01336. True Masonic Story Facsimile
FACSIMILE Robert Sayer London 'The Free-Masons Surpriz'd or the Secret Discover'd. A True Tale from a Masons Lodge in Canterbury '. Photographic reproduction of the well known 1753 caricature of Moll, the fat girl whose secrets were discovered. Coloured facsimile. Mounted 440mm x 320m

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25.00 / $37.00



09199. Vanity Fair Earl of Limerick 1885

Vanity Fair full colour print.(with extra page with text) 'a Freemason.' 1885 portraying The Earl of Limerick. Drawing by Apey and printed by Vincent Brooks Day & Son, Lith. Masonic Interest. Excellent condition. 265mm x 385mm.


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45.00 / $66.60



05627. Vanity Fair Lord Bernard 1898

Vanity Fair 'Raby Castle' Statesmen No.704: Lord Bernard: Henry de Vere Vane, ninth Baron Barnard of Durham; Barrister JP and Freemason. ) published by Vincent Brooks Day & Son, Lith. December 15th, 1898. 262mm x 383mm

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35.00 / $51.80



01327. Vanity Fair Lord Waveney 1881

Vanity Fair 'Spy' print dated April 2, 1881 'Suffolk' portrait of Lord Waveney (Sir Shafto Adair) described in attached text as ' . . . excellent person, popular among his friends a great Freemason, a Chairman of Quarter Sessions, seventy years old and a Gentleman'. Excellent condition full accompanying text sheet. 250mm x 380mm

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40.00 / $59.20



01330. Vanity Fair Mid Sussex 1898

Vanity Fair by Spy 'Mid Sussex' 1898 Portrait of Sir Henry Fletcher Bart Freemason, MP for 'Mid Sussex'. (Horsham then Lewes). Born 1835. Educated Eton. Joined Grenadier Guards. Full colour litho by Vincent Brooks. Excellent condition. 265mm x 380mm

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25.00 / $37.00



01329. Vanity Fair Orthodoxy 1902

Vanity Fair by Spy 'Orthodoxy' dated 1902 portraying seated at a de4sk Sir William Broadbent KCVO. MD. FRCP. LLD. FRS. Freemason, writer of books on 'The Pulse' and 'Heart Disease'. Full colour litho by Vincent Brooks. Excellent condition. 260mm x 385mm.

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25.00 / $37.00



01300. Vanity Fair Zetland 1869

The most worshipful Grand Master (Earl of Zetland) Vanity Fair print dated 4 December 1869. With separate accompanying text page Full colour and full regalia with large number of jewels and exaggerated gloves. No 57 in the series. Light damage to edges otherwise excellent. 230mm x 360mm

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60.00 / $88.80



05911. Woodward - Making A Freemason a Sailor FACSIMILE
05911. Woodward - Making A Freemason a Sailor FACSIMILE
FACSIMILE 'MAKING A SAILOR A FREEMASON' by drawn Woodward, engraved by Roberts. Published by T Tegg dated January of 1807. The print depicts four masons about to initiate a burly looking sailor. A mason in the background is heating up a poker. The ballooned quotes have maritime connotations. 'St Catherine' is a reference to the port of London docks and 'Mr Wigsby' clearly refers to the heavily wigged mason facing the candidate. High quality reproduction as new.

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20.00 / $29.60


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